Depression is a huge problem lately. The number of people dealing with depression is constantly increasing. If is not serious, following a healthy lifestyle and proper treatment can help you, but if it is a serious depression in can ruin your life and health.
Depression is often described as a mood disorder and there is a huge range of symptoms that are different in different individuals.
The most common symptoms and signs of depression are: feeling of desperation, sadness, sorrow, anxiety and numbness, guilt, restlessness and bad temper, chronic fatigue and low energy levels, excessive sleeping or lack of sleeping, problems with concentration and decision-making, suicidal thoughts and attempts.
The pharmaceutical industry has created a number of drugs to combat depression and Prozac is one of them. These drugs can be effective but they can also cause some serious side effects including suicidal thoughts, breathing problems and internal bleeding in the stomach.
There is a natural turmeric lemonade recipe that can help you combat depression. Many studies have confirmed that the active ingredient of turmeric – curcumin, has the very positive effects in cases of major depressive disorder. It has the same benefits as Prozac (the drug mentioned above) but without the side effects.
To prepare this Turmeric Lemonade you will need:
• 2 tablespoons of powdered or grated turmeric
• 4 cups of sparkling or cold filtered water
• Lemon or lime juice (from 2 lemons/limes)
• 4 tablespoons of organic maple syrup, stevia or honey if you don’t want to use sugar
• Blood orange juice from 1 blood orange (optional)
Put all the ingredients in a small to mid-size pitcher and mix them well. After that, serve with one slice of lemon. You will feel improvement after a few days of consuming this turmeric lemonade recipe.